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  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • Review: 'Child's Pose' ★★★★

    Review: 'Child's Pose' ★★★&#9733
    "Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated. A...
  • CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

    LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
  • William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

    William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations
    William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.  Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...
  • Alain Resnais dies at 91; French New Wave filmmaker

    Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91. Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
  • Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio

    Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio
    BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
  • U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion

    U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion
    BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.” Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...
  • Reel China: Lauded 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' hopes for audience at home

    Reel China: Lauded 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' hopes for audience at home
    BEIJING -- The Chinese Film “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” which took home the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival last month, has cleared censorship and will arrive in mainland theaters March 21. But the question now hanging over director Diao...
  • Wes Anderson is off in a new world with 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Wes Anderson is off in a new world with 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
    More than just about any other major American filmmaker working today, writer-director Wes Anderson doesn't so much make movies as create worlds. Each of his films takes place in its own strange sovereignty, whether the Texas prep school of "Rushmore,"...
  • Berlin: Vertical Takes North American Rights to 'The Little Ghost' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Vertical Entertainment has taken North American rights to German box office and international sales hit "The Little Ghost." Deal was inked with the pic's international sales agent ARRI Worldsales, which will be screening it at the European...
  • Film Review: '3 Nights in the Desert'

    "3 Nights in the Desert" is a middling drama starring Amber Tamblyn, Wes Bentley and "Boardwalk Empire's" Vincent Piazza as erstwhile members of a rock band that almost made it, reuniting after several years' estrangement. Needless to say, a lot of...
  • Berlin: Crowdfunding Catches on With European Filmmakers

    Crowdfunding films in Europe is still in its infancy, but some enterprising producers have launched campaigns, using a few opportunities not yet available in the U.S. -- and are facing a different set of challenges. American filmmakers have mainly used...